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Barack and Michelle Obama Ink Multi-Million Dollar Book Deal - NBC News
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While the financial terms have not been officially disclosed, published reports have put the dollar figure Penguin Random House paid anywhere from $30 million to $65 million for both books. #Obama

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Angela Merkel condemns arrest of German journalist in Turkey
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Angela #Merkel has condemned the arrest of a German journalist in Turkey on charges of spreading “terrorist propaganda” and demanded that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s regime respect the freedom of the press.

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Hillary Clinton rallies DNC members in video message | TheHill
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“Let resistance plus persistence equal progress for our party and our country,” she said. #clinton

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Good, bad and ugly: Trump and Trudeau make a day of it - Macleans.ca
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The #Trump-#Trudeau summit: a mixed bag of unflattering photos and manly handshakes

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Trudeau’s Task: Managing the Ego of an Agitated President · thewalrus.ca
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Such meetings once were all about real, specific issues such as acid rain, softwood lumber, and beef exports. But Donald #Trump doesn't do reality. #Trudeau

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Watch Barack Obama Kitesurf With Richard Branson on Vacation - Rolling Stone
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See footage of Barack #Obama and Richard Branson's kitesurf vs. foilboard competition.

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How Vladimir Putin Became the Hero of Nationalists Everywhere - The Atlantic
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How the Russian president became the ideological hero of nationalists everywhere. #Putin

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Obama promises return to work after vacation in first post-presidential tweet - POLITICO
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“Hi everybody! Back to the original handle. Is this thing still on? Michelle and I are off on a quick vacation, then we’ll get back to work,” #Obama tweeted.

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Inside Obama's final goodbyes - POLITICO
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The former president buoys aides by saying "this is not a period, this is a comma." #Obama

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Donald Trump Inauguration: Inside the Final Hours of Obama
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Empty frames replaced official photographs. #Obama

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Trump-Russia row: Putin offers to release meeting record - BBC News
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Russia's president offers to release a record of his officials' White House meeting with Mr #Trump. #Putin

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Erdogan supporters and critics clash outside Turkey's embassy in the US - BBC News
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Nine people are injured in a brawl outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, DC. #Erdogan

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Before Michelle: The story of Barack Obama's proposal to Sheila Miyoshi Jager | The Independent
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For many people, former US President Barack #Obama and his wife Michelle are #relationshipgoals. But few know that Barack actually proposed to a different woman long before he met Michelle. In new biography Rising Star by David J. Garrow, th...

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Obama Returns to Public Stage for First Time in University of Chicago Forum - NBC News
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The 44th president is talking Monday with a group of politically diverse students from high school age to graduate school level. #Obama

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Turkish referendum critics: ‘talk to the hand’ | The Independent
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Turkish president Recep Tayyip #Erdogan has denounced European criticism of the country’s controversial referendum on constitutional reform which has granted him extensive new executive powers.

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New Book on Hillary Clinton Details Her Election-Night Phone Calls from Barack Obama
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A new, behind-the-scenes book explores #Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign and the excruciating play-by-play of her election night #Obama

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This Week's Chemical Attack in Syria is Just the Latest "Red Line" | Mother Jones
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More than four years of threats, inaction, and deadly attacks on civilians.

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Bashar al-Assad just gassed his own people, then bombed the clinic treating victims - Vox
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A poison gas attack in #Syria has killed at least 74 — including 16 women and 23 children — and wounded over 350.

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Obama Takes Victory Lap On Obamacare 7th Anniversary : NPR
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The former president celebrated the seventh anniversary of his signing of the Affordable Care Act on the day Republicans had planned to start the process of gutting it in celebration. #Obama

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